Anchor Locations

Locations below are bolted with Eco 'P' type resin anchors or IC anchors.

Further informaiton on Eco 'P' type resin anchors can be found on the CNCC Technical Group pages.

Information on IC anchor locations can be found at: www.resinanchor.co.uk

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  • Alum Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Aquamole Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Aygill Caverns - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Bar Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Big Meanie - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Birks Fell Cave - mixture of Eco 'P' type resin anchors and IC type resin anchors.
    Eco-anchors on first pitch and Cascade pitch (alternative) and IC resin anchors on Cascade pitch and Shale pitch. For full rigging details see Descent 250 (June 2016). In summary, the following rope lengths are required as an absolute minimum: 15m rope for first pitch, 17m for Cascade Pitch, and 35m for Shale Pitch.
  • Black Shiver Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Boxhead Pot - mixture of Eco 'P' type resin anchors and IC type resin anchors.
    Main route fully equipped with Eco-anchors with a few additional IC anchors for extra deviations to avoid water. Alternative route equipped with IC resin anchors.
  • Brown Hill Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Bull Pot - mixture of Eco 'P' type resin anchors and IC type resin anchors.
    Loose Eco anchors replace with IC anchors late 2016.
  • Bull Pot of the Witches - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Calf Holes - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Car Pot - IC type resin anchors.
  • Christmas Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • County Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
    County Pot is fitted with stainless steel P-type resin anchors on the pitch near the entrance (7m ladder or 12m SRT rope required), and in September 2018 was fitted with four IC anchors on the traverse and pitch for the Upper Trident route to Eureka Junction (may be free-climbed by experienced cavers but 25m handline recommended). The Poetic Justice route does not have any CNCC approved anchors but may be rigged from naturals.
  • Cow Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Cupcake - IC type resin anchors.
  • Death's Head Hole - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Diccan Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Disappointment Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
    Prototype PECO anchors awaiting decommissioning and replacement.
  • Flood Entrance (original) - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Flood Entrance (Wades) - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • FOUL Pot - IC type resin anchors.
    First pitch rigged around large boulder however all other pitches fitted with IC anchors.
  • Gaping Gill (Main Hang) - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Gavel Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Gingling Hole - IC type resin anchors.
  • Grange Rigg Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Hardrawkin Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Hensler's Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Heron Pot - mixture of Eco 'P' type resin anchors and IC type resin anchors.
    Loose Eco anchors replaced with IC anchors late 2016.
  • Hunt Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Hurnel Moss Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Ireby Fell Cavern - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • It’s a Cracker - IC type resin anchors.
  • Jib Tunnel (Dihedral) - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Jingling Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
    including Little Gully route
  • Jockey Hole - IC type resin anchors.
  • Juniper Gulf - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Lancaster Hole - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Langcliffe Pot - IC type resin anchors.
  • Large Pot - mixture of Eco 'P' type resin anchors and IC type resin anchors.
    Traditional route (Arcadia) to Colossus fitted with P-type anchors (see rigging topo on this website). Red Herring Series fitted with IC anchors in 2016-2017 (topo and description available in Descent 255 p12).
  • Link Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Little Hull Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Long Drop Cave - IC type resin anchors.
  • Long Kin East Pot and Cave - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Long Kin West - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Lost Johns' Cave - mixture of Eco 'P' type resin anchors and IC type resin anchors.
    Mostly P-type anchors (as shown on current rigging topo). However, IC anchors installed on Lyle Cavern pitch and providing an additional route in Dome pitch (not shown on current topo). Do not use any abandoned ropes that are often found at Lyle Cavern as these are not maintained or monitored in any way.
  • Marble Steps Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Marilyn - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
    Prototype PECO anchors awaiting decommissioning and replacement.
  • Meregill Hole - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • New Goyden Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • New Rift Pot - mixture of Eco 'P' type resin anchors and IC type resin anchors.
    The cave is mostly P-anchors (these are the anchors shown on the current topo), however, additional IC anchors installed during 2016 on Route 66 to Coates Cavern to create a drier hang. Full details for this newly anchored route shown in Descent 250 (June 2016). Rope lengths from current rigging topo remain valid.
  • Nick Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Notts Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Oddmire Pot - IC type resin anchors.
    Nemesis Pitch has not yet been equipped with resin anchors.
  • Out Sleets Beck Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Penyghent Pot - mixture of Eco 'P' type resin anchors and IC type resin anchors.
    Some rigging performed partially or entirely using natural belays.
  • Pillar Holes - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Pippikin Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
    Bolt Product resin anchors on first three pitches. Naturals available for remaining pitches.
  • Pool Sink - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Rat Hole - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Rift Pot - IC type resin anchors.
  • Roaring Hole - IC type resin anchors.
  • Rowten Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Rumbling Hole - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Sell Gill Holes - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Short Drop Cave - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Shuttleworth Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Simpson's Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Small Mammal Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
    Including HL to SE Aven
  • Spectacle Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Stream Passage Pot - mixture of Eco 'P' type resin anchors and IC type resin anchors.
    Prototype PECO anchors decommissioned 2015-2016 and replaced with IC anchors.
  • Sunset Hole - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Swinsto Hole - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Tatham Wife Hole - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Top Sink - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Vesper Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Washfold Pot - mixture of Eco 'P' type resin anchors and IC type resin anchors.
    All Eco P-type anchors up to the last pitch and IC anchors on final pitch.
  • Wretched Rabbit - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Yordas Cave - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.
  • Yordas Pot - Eco 'P' type resin anchors.